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Posted: Feb 10, 2021

Moffitt Corporation Readies Launch Of New Products

Jacksonville Beach, FL - Moffitt Corporation, Inc. has announced the impending launch of three new products into the industrial and commercial marketplace. These products complement the Moffitt message of Natural Ventilation Solutions as they each promote a better work environment by reducing temperatures, reducing the need for maintenance, and reducing the roof load on customers’ buildings.

Posted: Feb 09, 2021

New Schweiss Hydraulic Door Is Self-Framed And Pre-Hung, Saving Time And Money

Fairfax, MN - Schweiss Doors, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of bifold, hydraulic and designer doors for general aviation, commercial, industrial and architectural applications, has raised the bar in door design with the introduction of its one-of-a-kind Superstructure Triple Leg Stand-Alone Door.

Posted: Feb 08, 2021

MBMA Adds Pair Of Associate Members

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), celebrating 65 years of industry leadership in 2021, has added Wolverine Advanced Materials and Thornton Tomasetti to its ranks as Associate members.

Posted: Feb 03, 2021

U.S. New Home Sales Up 18.8% In 2020 Compared To 2019

Washington, DC - Higher home prices stemming from rising lumber and other building material costs as well as a lack of inventory due to a shortage of buildable lots offset solid demand for new home sales in December. Despite a brief slowing in sales activity toward the end of the year, new home sales in 2020 posted a strong 18.8 percent gain over 2019.

Posted: Feb 02, 2021

METALCON Launches 10-Part Safety Certificate Program

Newton, MA - METALCON, the metal construction industry's only global event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, announces its new safety certificate program in partnership with SafetyWorks, Inc.

Posted: Feb 01, 2021

Texas Project Earns MRA's Quarterly Metal Roofing Honor

Portland, OR - Green Knight Metal Roofing of Austin, Texas has landed top honors in the Metal Roofing Alliance’s (MRA) 2020 Best Residential Metal Roofing quarterly competition for a challenging, environmentally-friendly roofing project that features a custom, ultra-modern design.

Posted: Jan 29, 2021

Marion Die & Fixture Adds Trenton Lowe To Sales Team

Marion, KS - Marion Die & Fixture, a member of The Bradbury Group, has announced the addition of Trenton Lowe to their sales team. Lowe will serve as the Technical Sales Leader and will focus on sales support and prospecting new clients.

Posted: Jan 28, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Remains Steady In January

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released its January 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 59.6, unchanged from the December index and in line with pre-pandemic levels.

Posted: Jan 27, 2021

Flex-Ability Concepts Sees Increased Australian Demand For Curved Framing Amid Pandemic

Oklahoma City, OK - Flex-Ability Concepts recently prepared one of its regular shipments to Pro Plaster Products in Capalaba, Queensland, Australia. Pro Plaster faced unprecedented challenges in 2020 because it, like so many companies, relies on shipments from China and the United States that were slowed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has addressed this by increasing stock levels to be prepared for a successful 2021, and Flex-Ability Concepts—a 22-year partner—is ready to help.

Posted: Jan 22, 2021

AIA Billings Index Dips In December, Project Inquiries Flat

Washington, DC - Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms took a pointed dip last month, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The pace of decline during December accelerated from November, posting an Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 42.6 from 46.3.

Posted: Jan 20, 2021

Sherwin-Williams Offering Continuing Education Webinar On Coating Selection February 4

Minneapolis, MN - On Monday, February 4 at 1 PM EDT, Sherwin-Williams will present an online Continuing Education webinar titled "Achieving Green Building Standards with Sustainable Metal Coatings." The course is designed to give attendees the knowledge and inspiration needed to select the right coating technologies to meet LEED, LBC and other independent design declaration program standards.

Posted: Jan 19, 2021

MCA Winter Meeting To Be Held Virtually, February 2-4

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association’s 2021 Winter Meeting will be virtual this year, February 2-4. The meeting is one of the metal industry’s most valuable opportunities to network with leaders in metal construction and obtain important industry and technical updates.

Posted: Jan 18, 2021

Garland Industries Announces Merger Of IMETCO And Merchant & Evans

Cleveland, OH - Garland Industries Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance roofing and building envelope products for commercial, industrial and institutional markets, has announced the merger of two of its 18 vertically integrated companies, IMETCO (the Innovative Metals Company) and Merchant & Evans.

Posted: Jan 18, 2021

RIMA International Announces New Board Members For 2021

Olathe, KS - The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) held their annual elections in the fourth quarter of 2020 and elected directors to serve a two-year term beginning January 1, 2021.

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